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September 3, 2017

Daycare Scare – What Do You Do When Daycare Doesn’t Want Your Kid – Part 1

I got the email today. The one I’ve been waiting for for the past 10 weeks. The one from my daughter’s daycare saying they are “concerned” about being able to continue to provide a safe environment for her while at the same time meeting the needs of all the other kids in her room. Are you reading between the lines too? Let me translate for you… Unlike typical children, your daughter requires more specialized attention than what we can provide; i.e. she is too much for us to handle. You need to find…

Why We Need a Safe Place for the “Odd Moms”

I’m a little odd…I’ll admit it. I’ve never really felt like I fit in. Even during childhood, I was always aware that I was someone who didn’t make friends easily, who didn’t feel comfortable in a crowd, who felt like the other kids were laughing at her. It might be because I’m an only child (thanks, mom, and dad), or maybe it’s just my personality. Regardless, these feelings have stayed with me into adulthood. Today, I am a 39-year-old woman. Professional career…